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The One Secret to Smashing Stress You Haven’t Tried

Don't let stress steal our peace.
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Did you sleep well last night? Not in cliched terms, like logs and babies, but real, restful sleep? Or did you toss and turn, unable to silence your frazzled mind long enough to let go of worry for eight short hours so you could face today fresh and rested? Stress is largely a self-created state of mind. It starts simply: the need to do ‘just a little more’ to keep up, to stay a step ahead, to finish our tasks … Continue reading

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Make A Healthy Plate

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Whether conquering a fear of heights by trying the high ropes, swimming in a lake for the first time, or tasting a new food, camp is a place for kids to learn, grow, and experience new adventures. At Camp Ho Mita Koda in Newbury, Ohio, campers do all those things, plus learn how to count carbohydrates, check their own blood sugar, and give themselves their own shot of insulin. Camp Ho Mita Koda is the oldest camp in the nation … Continue reading

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Preserving The Past

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In many ways, downtown Westminster in Maryland has changed little in the last 100 years. Located in Carroll County, the city’s street-level shops and upper-floor apartments capture a glimpse of olden days. Local business owners greet passersby, and farming still dominates the landscape on the outskirts of town. Westminster is the quintessential “Main Street USA” community, complete with quaint tree-lined streets and stunning historic architecture on every corner. A Look Back The Westminster Branch Library is on East Main Street … Continue reading

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The Power Of Partnerships

In a three-way partnership, Rolling River Day Camp, Peninsula Counseling Center, and local merchants teamed up to provide children with a safe, enriching summer experience at no cost to the family. 
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While employed as a marketing professional, I had grown accustomed to facing difficult corporate business problems. However, as I sat at my desk on a cold November day in 2009, it was an issue within my parents’ small business that really had me perplexed. As owners/directors of Rolling River Day Camp (RRDC) in East Rockaway, N.Y., they described a problem with meeting financial-assistance requests for the upcoming camp season. My father, once a scholarship camper himself, often provided families in … Continue reading

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PRB Digital Flip-Book Sample

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